Transfer dvd movies to ipod

hi everyone ,the title says it all.i have a ton of dvd copies and want to put some on ipod.i have videora and like it but it wont rip the movies because of the copy protection so i use dvd fab to rip to harddrive.but then i need to convert to avi.not having much luck.i want to do this with free software.can some point me in the right direction,thanks

Try Handbrake for the conversion. http://handbrake.fr/

Best guide that I’ve found so far is here http://www.bobsomers.com/files/xvidac3tutorial.pdf It uses all free tools that are available from http://www.videohelp.com/tools. Be prepared for it to take many hours per film!

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